Stand Up for Heroes 2023 - Bob Woodruff Foundation

 Stand Up for Heroes Performers

Honoring our Heroes in 2023

Since 2007, Stand Up for Heroes has welcomed to the stage extraordinary comedians and talent. Past performers who have advocated for veterans and service members include Stephen Colbert, Sheryl Crow, Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, John Mayer, Seth Meyers, Hasan Minhaj, Trevor Noah, Conan O’Brien, Ray Romano, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, John Stewart, and Robin Williams and more.

Highlights from Stand Up for Heroes 2022

Our Partners

In 2007, New York Comedy Festival founders Caroline Hirsch and Andrew Fox partnered with Bob and Lee Woodruff to create Stand Up for Heroes as a tribute to wounded, ill and injured veterans and their loved ones.

We are also grateful to our 2023 Title Partner, Bread Financial.

Star-Studded Lineup:
Honoring our Heroes in 2023

We’ve put to get another great event this year!

Past events have featured top performers including Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Jim Gaffigan, Mickey Guyton, Hasan Minhaj, Conan O’Brien, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more.

Thank you to all who purchased tickets!

Stand Up for Heroes tickets are sold out. If you’re joining us November 8, 2021, all attendees must be vaccinated and wear masks in accordance with state and venue guidelines. Proof of vaccination must be provided on site.


Thank you to all who purchased tickets!

We’ve sold all seats to Stand Up for Heroes.  To attend, you must be vaccinated and wear a mask in accordance with state and venue guidelines. Please provide proof of vaccination on site.

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General Audience

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Military Discount


Military Discounted Tickets

Available September 6

In partnership with GovX, beginning September 6, we offer discounted tickets to active-duty, reserved, and veterans and retired service members.

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When you verify your military status, you can create an account with GovX and receive a discount code for your ticket purchase.

Press Room

Keep up with the latest news from the upcoming Stand Up for Heroes event. 

The 15th Annual Stand Up For Heroes Returns Live to New York City, Presented by The Bob Woodruff Foundation and The New York Comedy Festival
Special Guests Take the Stage to Honor Our Nation’s Veterans at Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on November 8 NEW YORK, NY (September 28,… Read More

Press Room

Keep up with the latest news from the upcoming Stand Up for Heroes event. 

Support our Heroes

Stand Up for Heroes is made possible with support from our donors, partners, and sponsors.

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Presenting Partners

Legion of Merit Partner

Legion of Merit Partners

Bronze Star Partners

Purple Heart Partners

Commendation Partners

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